Join Richard Harrington for an in-depth discussion in this video A guided tour: Buttons and controls, part of Learning the Canon 6D.
…Let's start by taking a quick look at some of the essential buttons and…controls on your camera.…Don't worry if you hear me use a term you aren't familiar with.…We'll explore most of these controls in more detail later in the course.…The power switch is used every time you want to turn the camera on or off.…The shutter button is what you push to actually take a photo.…The mode dial controls the way that your camera functions.…You'll need to press the mode dial lock-release button in order to turn it,…and this prevents accidentally switching modes while shooting.…
The main dial on top, or quick control dial on back,…are used with several buttons to control important options for your camera.…Above the LCD panel, are five buttons.…The auto focus operation selection button is used for…setting the type of auto focus used by your camera.…Your camera can also shoot several photos at once or at a delay.…This is controlled with the drive mode selection button.…The ISO speed setting button is used to adjust the sensitivity of…
- Taking shots in Auto mode
- Using special scene modes
- Changing image format and size
- Changing ISO
- Adjusting exposure compensation in Program Exposure mode
- Focusing manually or with autofocus
- Changing the shutter release mode
- Adjusting exposure in the 6D
- Shooting video
Skill Level Beginner
1. Quick Start
2. A Closer Look at the Canon 6D
3. Shooting in Program Auto Exposure mode
4. Exploring Autofocus
5. Understanding Shutter-Release Modes
6. Understanding Exposure Controls
7. Beyond the Basics
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